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MPs are not agents of development- Majority Leader

[ad_1] Majority Leader and Member of Parliament for Suame, Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu says it is not the role of parliamentarians to fix roads, build health clinics, construct schools and expand other infrastructural development in their constituencies.    He said the President, Metropolitan Municipal and District Assemblies and sector ministers …

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Amidu’s vetting: Suhuyini’s dissent won’t affect recommendation – Osei Owusu

[ad_1] The Appointments Committee of Parliament has said the decision by a member of the Committee to dissent in the approval of Martin Amidu as Special Prosecutor will in no way affect its final recommendation to the house. The National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member for Parliament for Tamale North Alhassan …

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SP vetting: “Amidu’s confrontational attitude worrying”

[ad_1] Kwaku Segbefia, a member of pressure group, OccupyGhana has said Martin Amidu’s confrontational posture during his vetting as the Special Prosecutor nominee was unfortunate. According to him, the sensitivity of the office requires a “level headed” individual and that Mr. Amidu’s warring demeanour Tuesday when he appeared before the …

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I’m surprised Amidu didn’t throw punches – Loh

[ad_1] Legal practitioner and a member of the main opposition National Democratic Congress George Loh says he was surprised Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu did not throw punches at his vetting on Tuesday. According to him, the former attorney general’s posture towards the job is not conducive for the important …

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“Speaker position not your inheritance” – Minority to Speaker

[ad_1] The Minority members of Parliament Thursday clashed with the Speaker of the House, Professor Mike Oquaye, accusing him of bias for the umpteenth time. The verbal fracas started during the passage of the Special Petroleum Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018 where Minority Chief Whip Muntaka Mubarak described the quantum of …

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We must make Africa attractive – Akufo-Addo

[ad_1] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said the urgent responsibility facing leaders on the continent is to make Africa attractive so African youth see the continent as a place of opportunities. With the continent having the youngest population, President Akufo-Addo noted that “our youth who bear the brunt of …

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Amidu should have apologised to Ablakwa – Anyenini

[ad_1] Private legal practitioner and broadcaster Samson Lardy Anyenini says Special Prosecutor nominee Martin Amidu should have apologised to North Tongu MP Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa after he wrongly accused him of authoring an article he found offensive. According to the Multimedia broadcaster, the refusal of Mr. Amidu to apologize over …

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Amidu was approved to counter public perception – Ayariga

[ad_1] A Minority member of the Appointments Committee of Parliament Mahama Ayariga has disclosed that their decision to approve the nomination of Martin Amidu as the Special Prosecutor was to counter public perception that the NDC is afraid of him. “We overwhelmingly, as a minority, had taken a decision that …

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Ayine’s suit could scuttle Amidu’s appointment – NDC MP

[ad_1] A member of the Appointments Committee of Parliament, Eric Opoku, has warned the suit challenging the eligibility of Martin Amidu’s nomination as Special Prosecutor due to his age could scuttle his appointment, despite receiving unanimous approval from the Committee. A former deputy Attorney General Dr. Dominic Ayine on February …

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